CoBrA anniversary sale makes €.2.3m

Siegal, Nina
July 2008
Art Newspaper;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 193, p57
The article deals with sale held by Christie's Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 5, 2008 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the CoBrA art movement. Aside from earning $3.5 million of total sales, the sale has set two new auction records for Dutch artists Corneille and Anton Rooskens. Arno Verkade of Christie's Amsterdam claims that the market for CoBrA has become strong for rare art works. It is said that painter Karel Appel was the most popular artist at the auctions.


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